1. Gymnasts advocate for athletes’ mental health

    When the careers of Big Ten champs Polina Shchennikova and Sam Roy were cut short, they confronted a tough emotional transition. Now, as student assistant coaches, they have a new mission.

  2. Maker space develops talent, builds community

    Young ‘makers’ in Detroit now have a permanent space to design, weld, work with a 3D printer, and more. The Brightmoor Maker Space is a collaboration between the Stamps School and Detroit Community Schools.

  3. A chance to speak her name: Tara Ogunde

    She completed her U-M Law degree while being treated for cancer. In late 2019, Tara Ogunde’s father, Kunle, BSE ’78, and mother, Angela, accepted their late daughter’s diploma and memorialized her at the Rogel Cancer Center.

  4. Producing ‘green methane’ with artificial photosynthesis

    A solar-powered catalyst uses artificial photosynthesis to turn carbon dioxide into methane. We could be recycling smokestack CO2 within 5-10 years, researchers say.

  5. Strike up the band

    More than 400 U-M alums are teaching ‘more than music’ in elementary, middle, and high school music classrooms throughout Michigan.

  6. Crisis in the Middle East: Experts discuss impact

    U-M’s Juan Cole and Michael Traugott address the repercussions and long-term implications of the killing of Iran’s Qassem Soleimani.